The Antichrist is Friedrich Nietzsche's great masterpiece, wherein Nietzsche attacks Christianity as a blight on humanity. This classic is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand Nietzsche and his place within the history of philosophy. Nietzsche claimed that to understand this philosophy, the reader should be above politics and nationalism. Also, the usefulness or harmfulness of truth should not be a concern.
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Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most popular of modern philosophers. He believed in the power of individuals to lift themselves beyond perceived limits and free themselves of all the conventional confines. His ideas have had a great influence on many Western schools of philosophy. He believed in accepting the reality of this world and trying to rise above oneself here, being great in this life, instead of living in dreams of another life. He did not believe in the idea of giving up the pursuit of greatness in the current existence in the hope of a better life after death in some other world.